My first poison!

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Screwtop

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I found this 1oz. ribbed bottle last week in a farmhouse dump in Pennsylvania. (You'll see more of my finds scattered elsewhere in the next few days or so) I was mostly finding small, unenbossed medicine bottles, but then this fell out of a shovel full of dirt I was tossing aside and took me by surprise. Was there a certain kind of poison this bottle carried, or could it have been anything? The last time I saw a bottle like this, it had a label saying it was Tincture of Iodine.


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It makes a nice addition to my small poison collection. I want more. :p
 

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Nice find! Iodine is a very likely use for these, it was one of the few poisons that most people would have on hand. Carbolic acid is another one that was common for farm use, not sure what sort of bottles that stuff typically came in down in the States though.
 

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This is a KR-43. Sizes range from 1/2 oz to 32oz. Very common in Cobalt. Rare in amber , teal and clear. (Though there is some question that the clear even exists) $10. The amber bottle is one of my favorite affordable poisons. KR-9. $15
 

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